The AALS Sections on Comparative Law, and on Defamation and Privacy will be sponsoring a joint program at the January 2016 Annual Meeting. The program will consider comparative perspectives on privacy law, particularly in light of recent developments in the European Union. The panel will comprise a combination of invited speakers, and speakers submitting proposals in response to this call for papers.
The Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®) at DePaul University College of Law will host the 15th Annual Intellectual Property Scholars Conference on August 6 and 7, 2015, at 25 E. Jackson Boulevard, in Chicago, Illinois.
The Journal of Financial Regulation is seeking submissions for their annual conference, Extra-Territoriality and Financial Regulation to be held on June 26th at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. The conference will explore how extraterritoriality can generate a range of legal and economic tradeoffs and papers should examine this topic from an interdisciplinary, international and/or comparative perspective.
"The 25th Annual Conference for Law School Computing will take place on June 18-20, 2015 at University of Denver Sturm College of Law. CALI is looking for “law school faculty, librarians, and technologists with strong opinions, great ideas, interesting projects and useful advice to present at CALIcon.
LatCrit 2015: Twentieth Anniversary Conference
October 1-3, 2015
From its origins, and the interwoven debates and developments emerging from notions of jus gentium and the law of nature, international law has been viewed as a tool for justice. This conference sets out to explore whether it has achieved the aims of its early advocates, posing a number of broad, crosscutting themes:
Conceptual and Theoretical Frameworks of Justice
The growing complexity and specialisation of international law has given rise to calls for the constitution of courts, tribunals, and chambers operating in specific issue areas. International environmental law is a prominent example of this phenomenon; indeed, that call seemed to have been heeded with the creation of the ICJ’s Environmental Chamber, which seems to be a failed experiment.
The reality of international law ‘in action’ largely depends on domestic legislators implementing and shaping norms originating at the international level: Domestic parliaments and other law-making bodies undoubtedly play a central role in determining whether or not the promises of international law can be fulfilled.